Henry “Gizmo” Williams

Bio

Full name: Henry Lee Williams

Nickname: Gizmo

Born: May 31, 1962 in Memphis, TN (59 years old)

Last Season (2000) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 6″
  • Weight: 181 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #2
Amateur Programs
  • East Carolina
  • Northwest Mississippi CC
  • Rosa Fort HS (Tunica, MS)
14 Season Career

Active years: 1986–1988, 1990–2000
Active teams (1):

  • EDM 1986–1988, 1990–2000

204 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 200 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
4 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T67th,
99th percentile,
14 CFL seasons)
1 team 200
(Rank: T106th,
99th percentile,
200 CFL games)
0 4
1986 EDM WR 2 8 -- 0
1987 EDM WR 2 16 -- 1
1988 EDM WR 2 17 -- 0
1990 EDM WR 2 16 -- 1
1991 EDM WR 2 18 -- 0
1992 EDM WR 2 18 -- 0
1993 EDM WR 2 18 -- 1
1994 EDM WR 2 14 -- 0
1995 EDM WR 2 15 -- 0
1996 EDM WR 2 7 -- 1
1997 EDM WR 2 18 -- 0
1998 EDM WR 2 11 -- 0
1999 EDM WR 2 11 -- 0
2000 EDM WR 2 13 -- 0
Henry “Gizmo” Williams Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Reception – Play T31st 102 yards (TD) EDM 1993 OTT 1 @ EDM 19
Game
1996
Weekly
1987
  • Offensive Star Week 1 (EDM)
1992
  • Offensive Star Week 13 (EDM)
  • Offensive Star Week 18 (EDM)
1999
  • Special Teams Star Week 1 (EDM)
  • 1992 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Henry “Gizmo” Williams was inducted into the Player wing in 2006 (CFHoF profile).